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Neitzel, Walter

Date of birth:
May 9th, 1913 (Greifenberg/Pommerania, Germany)
Date of death:
September 2nd, 1944 (Kaikasi (near Vecpiebalga), Latvia)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Walter Neitzel died on September 2nd, 1944 of his wounds received on August 26th, 1944. He was posthumouslt promoted to Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
3. / Infanterie-Regiment 409
Awarded on:
July 30th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer I. / Grenadier-Regiment 409
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1943
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur 1. / Grenadier-Regiment 409
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1944
Details:
576th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 29th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse

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